Stuffed Ampalaya

Stuffed Ampalaya

Stuffed Ampalaya is a vegetable and meat dish that is composed of bitter gourd (also called bitter melon) and ground pork. The word "Ampalaya" is the Filipino term for bitter gourd. If we do some translation, this dish can also be called stuffed bitter gourd or stuffed bitter melon. I would say … [Read more...]

Ginataang Puso ng Saging Recipe

Ginataang Puso ng Saging

Ginataang Puso ng Saging are banana blossoms cooked in coconut milk (or coconut cream). "Ginataan" is a Filipino term which means to cook in coconut milk or coconut cream. "Puso ng Saging", on the otherhand, literally means Banana heart. We all know that the banana tree has no heart. The banana … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Soup Recipe

Pumpkin Soup

Pumpkin Soup or Calabaza (kalabasa) soup is a rich and great tasting soup dish that can be served during any meal. Although this pumpkin soup recipe makes use of calabaza squash, you can use other varieties of pumpkin depending on your preference. I used kalabasa for this recipe because it tastes … [Read more...]

Ginataang Sitaw at Kalabasa with Crabs Recipe

Ginataang Sitaw at Kalabasa

Ginataang Sitaw at Kalabasa is a vegetable dish composed of Calabaza squash and string beans. The vegetables are cooked in coconut milk or coconut cream. Different kinds of seafood -- sometimes meat is used to cook ┬áthis dish to add more flavor. There are many different variations of Ginataang … [Read more...]

Onion Rings

Onion Rings

Onion rings are sliced onions that are dipped in a batter, and deep fried until crisp. These are considered as a fast food favorite; it can also be a good replacement for French fries. The secret for a good onion ring is in the batter. The batter must contain the right amount of flavor to … [Read more...]